Rowan Atkinson


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Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born on 6 January, 1955, in Consett, Co. Durham, UK, to Ella May (Bainbridge) and Eric Atkinson. His father owned a farm, where Rowan grew up with his two older brothers, Rupert and Rodney. He attended Newcastle University and Oxford University where he earned degrees in electrical engineering. During that time, he met... See full bio »

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Johnny English Johnny English
(2003)
Johnny English Reborn Johnny English
(2011)
(1994)
Bean Mr. Bean
(1997)

Filmography

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  Old Bean (TV Series) (pre-production)
Mr. Bean
- Episode #1.1 ... Mr. Bean
 2023 Wonka (filming)
  Man vs. Bee (TV Series) (post-production)
 2018-2020 Handy Bean (TV Series short)
Mr. Bean
- Dinner Date (2020) ... Mr. Bean
- Jingle Bean (2019) ... Mr. Bean
- Magic Bean (2019) ... Mr. Bean
- New Start (2019) ... Mr. Bean
- Bean Ice Cream (2019) ... Mr. Bean
 2002-2019 Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Game Over (2019) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- Bean Shopping (2016) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- Dancing Bean (2016) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- The Photograph (2016) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- Pizza Bean (2016) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
 2019 One Red Nose And A Wedding (TV Short)
Father Gerald
 2018 Olly Murs, feat. Snoop Dogg: Moves (Music Video)
Bartender
 2018 Johnny English Strikes Again
Johnny English
 2016-2017 Maigret (TV Series)
Chief Inspector Jules Maigret
- Maigret in Montmartre (2017) ... Chief Inspector Jules Maigret
- Maigret: Night at the Crossroads (2017) ... Chief Inspector Jules Maigret
- Maigret's Dead Man (2016) ... Chief Inspector Jules Maigret
- Maigret Sets a Trap (2016) ... Chief Inspector Jules Maigret
 2017 Red Nose Day Actually (TV Short)
Rufus
 2015 Horrible Histories (TV Series)
Henry VIII
- Horrid Henry VIII (2015) ... Henry VIII
 2015 Mr Bean: Funeral (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 2011 Johnny English Reborn
Johnny English
 1983-2009 Blackadder (TV Series)
Prince Edmund / Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh / The Flat Adder / ...
- Original Pilot (2009) ... Prince Edmund
- The Black Seal (1983) ... The Flat Adder
- Witchsmeller Pursuivant (1983) ... Prince Edmund / The Great Grumbledook
- The Queen of Spain's Beard (1983) ... Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh
- The Archbishop (1983) ... Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury
 2008 Tak & the Power of Juju (TV Series)
Lok
- Tikis of War/Hairy Zaria (2008) ... Lok
 2007 Matt Willis: Crash (Music Video)
Mr. Bean
 2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday
Mr. Bean
 2007 Mr. Bean's Wedding (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 2006 Keeping Mum: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Walter Goodfellow
 2006 Keeping Mum: Funnies (Video short)
Walter Goodfellow
 2005 Keeping Mum
Walter Goodfellow
 2005 Spider-Plant Man (TV Short)
Peter Piper / Spider-Plant Man
 2003 Love Actually
Rufus - Jewellery Salesman
 2003 Johnny English
Johnny English
 2003 Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do (TV Special)
Martin Bashir
 2003 The Lion King Read-Along (Video short)
Zazu
 2002 The Jubilee Girl (TV Movie)
Sir Osmond Darling-Blackadder
 2002 Scooby-Doo
Mondavarious
 2001 Rat Race
Enrico Pollini
 2000 Maybe Baby
Mr. James
 1999 Blackadder Back & Forth (Short)
All Blackadders
 1998 Ohh, Nooo! Mr. Bill Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Bean (1998-1999)
 1997 Boyzone: Picture of You (Music Video)
Mr. Bean
 1997 Bean
Mr. Bean
 1995-1996 The Thin Blue Line (TV Series)
Inspector Raymond Fowler
- The Green Eyed Monster (1996) ... Inspector Raymond Fowler
- Road Rage (1996) ... Inspector Raymond Fowler
- Come on You Blues (1996) ... Inspector Raymond Fowler
- Alternative Culture (1996) ... Inspector Raymond Fowler
- Fly on the Wall (1996) ... Inspector Raymond Fowler
 1996 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
 1990-1995 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- The Best Bits of Mr. Bean (1995) ... Mr. Bean
- Hair by Mr. Bean of London (1995) ... Mr. Bean
- Goodnight Mr. Bean (1995) ... Mr. Bean
- Tee Off, Mr. Bean (1995) ... Mr. Bean
- Back to School Mr. Bean (1994) ... Mr. Bean
 1995 Unseen Bean (Video)
Mr. Bean
 1995 Torvill & Bean (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 1995 Full Throttle (TV Movie)
Sir Henry 'Tim' Birkin
 1994 Animated StoryBook: The Lion King (Video Game)
Zazu (voice)
 1994 Schmidteinander (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Episode #5.6 (1994) ... Mr. Bean
 1994 The Lion King
Zazu (voice)
 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Father Gerald - Wedding Two
 1993 Live & Kicking (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Mr. Bean
 1993 Talkshowet (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Rowan Atkinson (1993) ... Mr. Bean (as Mr. Bean)
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux
Dexter Hayman
 1993 Blind Date (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 1991 Mr. Bean Goes to a Première (Short)
Mr. Bean
 1991 Bernard and the Genie (TV Movie)
Charles Pinkworth
 1991 Going Live! (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Episode #5.11 (1991) ... Mr. Bean
 1991 The Bus Stop (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 1991 Hale & Pace: The Stonk (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 1991 Police Station (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 1990 The Library (TV Short)
Mr. Bean
 1990 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
Nigel Havers
- Episode #2.6 (1990) ... Nigel Havers
 1990 The Witches
Mr. Stringer
 1989 Blackadder Goes Forth (TV Series)
Captain Edmund Blackadder
- Goodbyeee (1989) ... Captain Edmund Blackadder
- General Hospital (1989) ... Captain Edmund Blackadder
- Private Plane (1989) ... Captain Edmund Blackadder
- Major Star (1989) ... Captain Edmund Blackadder
- Corporal Punishment (1989) ... Captain Edmund Blackadder
 1989 The Tall Guy
Ron Anderson
 1988 Blackadder's Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Blackadders
 1988 The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (Short)
Dr. Schooner
 1988 Blackadder: The Cavalier Years (TV Short)
Sir Edmund Blackadder
 1988 Comic Relief (TV Special)
Edmund Blackadder
 1987 Blackadder the Third (TV Series)
Edmund Blackadder, butler to the Prince / McAdder
- Duel and Duality (1987) ... Edmund Blackadder, butler to the Prince / McAdder (as Mr. Rowan Atkinson)
- Amy and Amiability (1987) ... Edmund Blackadder, butler to the Prince (as Mr. Rowan Atkinson)
- Sense and Senility (1987) ... Edmund Blackadder, butler to the Prince (as Mr. Rowan Atkinson)
- Nob and Nobility (1987) ... Edmund Blackadder, butler to the Prince (as Mr. Rowan Atkinson)
- Ink and Incapability (1987) ... Edmund Blackadder, butler to the Prince (as Mr. Rowan Atkinson)
 1987 The Grand Knockout Tournament (TV Special)
Lord Knock of Alton
 1987 Saturday Live (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1987)
 1986 Blackadder II (TV Series)
Edmund Blackadder
- Chains (1986) ... Edmund Blackadder
- Beer (1986) ... Edmund Blackadder
- Money (1986) ... Edmund Blackadder
- Potato (1986) ... Edmund Blackadder
- Head (1986) ... Edmund Blackadder
 1983 Dio: Rainbow in the Dark (Music Video)
Rowan Atkinson
 1983 Never Say Never Again
Small-Fawcett
 1983 Dead on Time (Short)
Bernard Fripp
 1979-1982 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
Various Roles / Various
- Shame (1982) ... Various Roles
- Made in Wales (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.4 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Hi Se Seo An Naught Ag A Naoi Chlog (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.2 (1982) ... Various Roles
 1980 Peter Cook & Co. (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1980 The Innes Book of Records (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1980)
 1980 Lena (TV Series)
Concert Pianist (Mime)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Concert Pianist (Mime)
 1979 The Secret Policeman's Ball (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1979 Canned Laughter (TV Movie)
Robert Box / Dave Perry / Mr. Marshall
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (11 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Rowaan Aatkinson | Mr. Rowan Atkinson | Ro Atkinson | Mr. Bean | Rowan van Atkinson

Height:

5' 11" (1.81 m)

Spouse:

Sunetra Sastry  (divorced)  (2 children)

Children:

Atkinson, Alexander Sebastian | See more »

Parents:

Bainbridge, Ella May | Atkinson, Eric

Relatives:

Atkinson, Rupert (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've always required a formal setting, a stage or a film or TV studio in which to perform. And above all I need to become somebody else. I'm certainly not a stand-up comedian in any sense. See more »

Trivia:

He is the father of a son, Benjamin Alexander Sebastian Atkinson (born 1993) and a daughter, Lily Grace Atkinson (aka Lily Atkinson) (born 1995), with his ex-wife Sunetra Sastry. See more »

Trademark:

Lifelong professional collaborations with writer-director Richard Curtis See more »

Nickname:

Row

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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